Tuesday, September 08, 2009
Definitions for refulgent
- Shining brightly; radiant; brilliant; resplendent.
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Citations for refulgent
If Moore was not quite a burned-out case, his once refulgent light flickered only dimly in his sad last years.
With its improbable towers tilting against themselves and its titanium sheathing in full refulgent glow, it brings on a question that the world has not enjoyed asking itself since the first moon landings: If this is possible, what isn't?
Origin of refulgent
Refulgent comes from the present participle of Latin refulgere, "to flash back, to shine brightly," from re-, "back" + fulgere, "to shine."